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(2014– )

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 2015

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Woody Harrelson
Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Matthew McConaughey
Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Michelle Monaghan

Primetime Emmy Awards 2016

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Limited Series or Movie
Daniel J. Leahy (re-recording mixer)
Steve Pederson (re-recording mixer)
Geoffrey Patterson (production mixer)
Ron Bedrosian (adr mixer)

Primetime Emmy Awards 2014

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
Cary Joji Fukunaga
For episode "Who Goes There"
Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series
Alexa L. Fogel (casting director)
Christine Kromer (casting director)
Meagan Lewis (casting director)
Home Box Office (HBO)
Outstanding Makeup for a Single-Camera Series (Non-Prosthetic)
Felicity Bowring (department head makeup artist)
Wendy Bell (key makeup artist)
Ann Pala (makeup artist)
Kim Perrodin (makeup artist)
Linda Dowds (personal makeup artist)
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode: "The Secret Fate of All Life".
Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series
Adam Arkapaw (director of photography)
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode: "Who Goes There".
Outstanding Main Title Design
Patrick Clair (creative director)
Raoul Marks (animator)
Jennifer Sofio (creative producer)
Home Box Office (HBO)
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Matthew McConaughey
Home Box Office (HBO)
For playing "Rust Cohle".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Woody Harrelson
Home Box Office (HBO)
For playing "Martin Hart".
Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nic Pizzolatto
For episode "The Secret Fate of All Life"
Outstanding Art Direction for a Contemporary or Fantasy Series (Single-Camera)
Alex DiGerlando (production designer)
Mara LePere-Schloop (art director)
Tim Beach (art director)
Cynthia Anne Slagter (set decorator) (as Cynthia Slagter)
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episodes: "Form and Void", "The Locked Room" and "Seeing Things".
Outstanding Drama Series
Nic Pizzolatto (executive producer)
Cary Joji Fukunaga (executive producer)
Scott Stephens (executive producer)
Steve Golin (executive producer)
Woody Harrelson (executive producer)
Matthew McConaughey (executive producer)
Richard Brown (executive producer)
Carol Cuddy (producer)
Home Box Office (HBO)
Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for a Drama Series
Affonso Gonçalves
For episode: "Who Goes There"
Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score)
T Bone Burnett (music by)
Home Box Office (HBO)
For episode: "Form and Void".

BAFTA Awards 2015

Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Best International

Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015

Nominee
Actor
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Woody Harrelson
Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series
Matthew McConaughey

American Cinema Editors, USA 2015

Winner
Eddie
Best Edited One-Hour Series for Non-Commercial Television
Affonso Gonçalves
Episode: "True Detective: Who Goes There (2014)"
Nominee
Eddie
Best Edited One-Hour Series for Non-Commercial Television
Alex Hall

Art Directors Guild 2016

Nominee
Excellence in Production Design Award
One Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Television Series
Alex DiGerlando (production designer)
Maya Shimoguchi (art director)
Richard Bloom (art director)
Gustaf Aspegren (assistant art director)
Callie Andreadis (assistant art director)
Rich Romig (set designer)
Nancy Deren (set designer)
Joseph Feld (set designer)
Dianne Chadwick (graphic designer)
Paul Stanwyck (scenic artist)
Karen O'Hara (set decorator)

Art Directors Guild 2015

Winner
Excellence in Production Design Award
One Hour Contemporary Single-Camera Television Series
Alex DiGerlando (production designer)
Mara LePere-Schloop (art director)
Tim Beach (art director)
Sophie Kosofsky (assistant art director)
Trinh Vu (set designer)
Molly Mikula (set designer)
Nicole Reed LeFevre (set designer)
Walter Schneider (set designer)
Kristin Lekki (graphic designer)
Paul Stanwyck (scenic artist)
Rick Broderman (scenic artist)
Cynthia Anne Slagter (set decorator)

Australian Cinematographers Society 2015

Winner
Golden Tripod
Telefeatures, TV Drama & Mini Series
Adam Arkapaw

Awards Circuit Community Awards 2016

Nominee
ACCA TV
Best Actress in a TV Movie or Miniseries
Rachel McAdams
Home Box Office (HBO)

California on Location Awards 2015

Winner
COLA
Location Team of the Year - One Hour Television
Michael Chickey (location manager)
Caleb Duffy (location manager)
Chris Baugh (additional location manager)
Allison Cox (key assistant location manager)
Darrin Cummings (key assistant location manager)
Martin J. Cummins (key assistant location manager)
Justin Duncan (key assistant location manager)
Taylor Erickson (key assistant location manager)
S. Dylan Kirkland (key assistant location manager)
Jordan Schmidt (key assistant location manager)
Clay Valenti (key assistant location manager)
Sofia Ochoa (assistant location manager)
Jennifer Antoinette Kennedy (assistant location manager)
Aurora Ann Quinones (assistant location manager)
Leann Emmert (location scout)
Nancy Wong (location scout)
Kendra Liedle (locations office coordinator)
Season 2

Camerimage 2015

Nominee
Jury Award
Best Pilot
Adam Arkapaw

Casting Society of America, USA 2015

Winner
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Television Pilot - Drama
Alexa L. Fogel
Christine Kromer
Meagan Lewis (location casting)
Nominee
Artios
Outstanding Achievement in Casting - Television Series - Drama
Alexa L. Fogel
Christine Kromer
Meagan Lewis (location casting)

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2016

Nominee
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Movies and Mini-Series
Geoffrey Patterson (production mixer)
Steve Pederson (re-recording mixer)
Daniel J. Leahy (re-recording mixer)
Ron Bedrosian (adr mixer)
Shawn Kennelly (foley mixer)
Episode: "True Detective: Down Will Come (2015)"

Cinema Audio Society, USA 2015

Nominee
C.A.S. Award
Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Television Series - One Hour
Geoffrey Patterson (production mixer)
Martin Czembor (re-recording mixer)
Bobby Johanson (adr mixer)
Matthew Haasch (foley mixer)
Episode: "True Detective: Who Goes There (2014)"

Costume Designers Guild Awards 2015

Winner
CDG Award
Outstanding Contemporary Television Series
Jenny Eagan

Crime Thriller Awards, UK 2014

Winner
Dagger
Best Leading Actor
Matthew McConaughey
Best International TV Drama
Nominee
Dagger
Best Supporting Actress
Michelle Monaghan

Critics Choice Television Awards 2016

Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actress in a Movie Made for Television or Limited Series
Rachel McAdams

Critics Choice Television Awards 2014

Winner
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Actor in a Drama Series
Matthew McConaughey
Nominee
Critics' Choice TV Award
Best Drama Series

Directors Guild of America, USA 2015

Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Cary Joji Fukunaga
Episode: "True Detective: Who Goes There (2014)"

Fangoria Chainsaw Awards 2015

Winner
Chainsaw Award
Best TV Actor
Matthew McConaughey
Nominee
Chainsaw Award
Best TV Series

Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association (GALECA) 2015

Nominee
Dorian Award
TV Performance of the Year - Actor
Matthew McConaughey

Gold Derby Awards 2014

Nominee
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Series
Drama Lead Actor
Woody Harrelson
Drama Lead Actor
Matthew McConaughey

Gran Premio Internazionale del Doppiaggio 2014

Nominee
TV Award
Best TV Series

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2016

Nominee
Artisan
Best Period and/or Character Makeup - Television Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Felicity Bowring
Jay Wejebe
Kathleen Freeman

Hollywood Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist Guild Awards 2015

Nominee
Artisan
Best Contemporary Makeup - Television and New Media Series
Felicity Bowring
Linda Dowds
Best Period and/or Character Hair Styling - Television and New Media Series
Anne Morgan
Rita Parillo
Melizah Anguiano Wheat

Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA) 2014

Nominee
HMMA Award
Outstanding Music Supervision - Television
Jim Black
Best Original Score - TV Show/Digital Streaming Series
T Bone Burnett

Humanitas Prize 2014

Nominee
Humanitas Prize
60 Minute Category
Nic Pizzolatto
Home Box Office (HBO)
"Form and Void"

IGN Summer Movie Awards 2014

Winner
IGN Award
Best TV Episode
For the episode: "The Secret Fate of All Life".
Best TV Actor
Matthew McConaughey (actor)
Winner
IGN People's Choice Award
Best TV Actor
Matthew McConaughey (actor)
Nominee
IGN Award
Best TV Series
Best TV Drama Series

Image Awards 2015

Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Cary Joji Fukunaga
For Who Goes There

Irish Film and Television Awards 2016

Nominee
IFTA Award
Best Actor in a Lead Role in Drama
Colin Farrell

Location Managers Guild International Awards (LMGI) 2016

Nominee
Outstanding Achievement Award
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series
Michael Chickey
Caleb Duffy
Season 2

Location Managers Guild International Awards (LMGI) 2015

Winner
Outstanding Achievement Award
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series
Batou Chandler

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2016

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Short Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television
Mandell Winter (supervising sound editor)
David Esparza (sound designer)
Eryne Prine (supervising foley editor)
Melissa Kennelly (foley artist)
Vince Nicastro (foley artist)
Casey Genton (sound effects editor)
Episode: "True Detective: Down Will Come (2015)"
Best Sound Editing - Long Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television
Mandell Winter (supervising sound editor)
David Esparza (sound designer)
Eryne Prine (supervising foley editor)
Melissa Kennelly (foley artist)
Vince Nicastro (foley artist)
Casey Genton (sound effects editor)
Episode: "True Detective: Omega Station (2015)"

Motion Picture Sound Editors, USA 2015

Nominee
Golden Reel Award
Best Sound Editing - Short Form Dialogue and ADR in Television
Eliza Paley (supervising sound editor, supervising dialogue editor, supervising adr editor)
Episode: "True Detective: Who Goes There (2014)"
Best Sound Editing - Short Form Sound Effects and Foley in Television
Eliza Paley (supervising sound editor)
Lidia Tamplenizza (supervising foley editor)
Jay Peck (foley artist)
Mariusz Glabinski (sound effects editor)

Online Film & Television Association 2016

Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Sound in a Non-Series

Online Film & Television Association 2014

Winner
OFTA Television Award
Best New Theme Song in a Series
Best New Titles Sequence
Nominee
OFTA Television Award
Best Actor in a Drama Series
Woody Harrelson
Best Actor in a Drama Series
Matthew McConaughey
Best Direction in a Drama Series
Cary Joji Fukunaga

People's Choice Awards, USA 2015

Nominee
People's Choice Award
Favorite Cable TV Drama

PGA Awards 2016

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television
Nic Pizzolatto
Scott Stephens
Steve Golin
Aida Rodgers
Season 2

PGA Awards 2015

Nominee
PGA Award
Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama
Richard Brown
Carol Cuddy
Steve Golin
Woody Harrelson
Cary Joji Fukunaga
Matthew McConaughey
Nic Pizzolatto
Scott Stephens

Royal Television Society, UK 2015

Nominee
RTS Television Award
Best International Programme

Russian National Movie Awards 2015

Nominee
Georges Award
Best Foreign TV Drama of the Year

Satellite Awards 2014

Nominee
Satellite Award
Best Actor in a Series, Drama
Woody Harrelson
Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Michelle Monaghan
Best Television Series, Drama

Screenwriters Choice Awards, Online 2014

Winner
Screenplay Competition
Best Television Drama
Nic Pizzolatto

Society of Camera Operators 2015

Winner
Camera Operator of the Year Award
Television
Christopher TJ McGuire

SXSW Film Festival 2014

Winner
Audience Award
Excellence in Title Design
Patrick Clair
Winner
SXSW Film Design Award
Excellence in Title Design
Patrick Clair

Television Critics Association Awards 2014

Winner
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Movies, Miniseries and Specials
Individual Achievement in Drama
Matthew McConaughey
Nominee
TCA Award
Program of the Year
Outstanding New Program

Writers Guild of America, USA 2015

Winner
WGA Award (TV)
Drama Series
Nic Pizzolatto
New Series
Nic Pizzolatto

Young Artist Awards 2016

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a TV Series - Recurring Young Actor 13 and Under
Trevor Larcom

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